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India Zoo Official Gave Revered Names to 2 Lions. He Was Punished.

The names, Sita and Akbar, evoking a Hindu goddess and a Muslim emperor, drew outrage from Hindu activists who saw…

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Chimps Can Still Remember Faces After a Quarter Century

Long-term memories may have been vital to our own evolution, suggests a new study of chimpanzees and bonobos.

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Colombia to Sterilize Pablo Escobar’s ‘Cocaine Hippos’

The drug kingpin brought four hippos to his estate in the 1980s. Officials estimate that about 170 now roam Colombia,…

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The Truth About Your Bacon

We used to raise hogs on our family farm here, and to be honest I didn’t much like them. Defenders…

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Health

Blood of Young Mice Extends Life in the Old

Infusions of youthful blood led older mice to live 6 to 9 percent longer, a new study found.

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Saber-Tooth Cats and Dire Wolves Carried a Terrible Disease in Their Bones

Researchers say that evidence of osteochondrosis dissecans in the ice age predators offers insights to how they went extinct.

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Peter Singer: The Simplest Way to Change the Planet’s Fate

MELBOURNE, Australia — The year of the first Earth Day, 1970, was the year I stopped eating meat. I didn’t…

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